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Vine Street Bridge-Waynetown

Photo 

ca. 1908 Postcard view

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BH Photo #487797

Description 

Finials and sytle of verticals help identify this as a product of the Smith Bridge Company from the early 1880's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over East Fork Coal Creek on Vine Street
Location
Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1885 by the Smith Bridge Company; Replaced 1972
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Also called
East Fork Coal Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08973, -87.06462   (decimal degrees)
40°05'23" N, 87°03'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/494491/4437718 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,092)
Built during 1880s (2,296)
Indiana (5,203)
Lost (30,080)
Lost 1972 (110)
Lost during 1970s (996)
Montgomery County, Indiana (90)
Owned by county (21,728)
Pony truss (17,247)
Pratt pony truss (4,030)
Pratt truss (10,554)
Replaced by new bridge (20,471)
Smith Bridge Co. (131)
Truss (36,836)
Waynetown, Indiana (2)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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